Self Reliant Project (Charka Handicraft)

UP to June 2017

Donor: Own Fund

Duration: 1990- On going

Focal person: Marina Akther, Director- Program

Tel: +880-421-68823

Goal/Objectives

Generate Income for General Management of JCF and create job opportunity for poor and marginal peoples.

1.Promote the traditional embroidery of Bangladesh and help customers appreciate the value of hand embroidery

2.Develop the market for traditional embroidery work.

3.Increase the wages of the producers. Sell embroidery handicrafts locally and overseas.

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Major Component/Activities

1.Constantly training more women and increasing the size of their product range and wages.

2.Produce the wearing cloth, house hold item with Nakshi stitch and sell it by locally and overseas.

Operational Area

District: 03 (Jessore, Jhenaidah & Narail)

Upazila: 06 (Jessore Sadar, Jhikorgachha, Manirampur, Chawgacha, Kaligonj & Narail Sadar)

Union: 16, Village: 38

Other Information

No. of Employees: 26 (male: 05, female: 21)

No. of Beneficiaries: 479 (female)

No. of Indirect Beneficiaries: 2,012

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